Board and Senior Staff Compensation

Board and Senior Staff Compensation

In keeping with IRWD's transparency pledge, we offer the following information on salary & benefits for IRWD Board of Directors and Senior Staff.  In order to maintain consistency of reporting, the chart was compiled from Calendar year 2018 information submitted to the California State Controller's office as required by law.  Also available is the 2018 Compensation chart that includes all IRWD employees as well as the Board of Directors.

 IRWD Board of Directors and Senior Staff Salaries & Benefits for Calendar Year 2018*

Job Title

2018 W-2 Wages Subject to Medicare
Box 5

Employer's Share of Pension Benefits**

Deferred Compensation**

Health, Dental  
  & Vision**

Total Compensation


Board of Directors***

Board Member
Steve LaMar

    32,760

      

                 0 

     15,126

     47,886

Board Member
Mary Aileen Matheis

    29,757

       2,171

                 0  

       8,092

     40,020

Board Member                           Doug Reinhart        

    34,752

      

                 0  

     16,394

     51,146

Board Member
Peer Swan

    32,670

       2,390

                 0  

    16,164

     51,314

Board Member
John Withers

    29,484

       2,221

                 0  

    16,164

     47,779


Staff

General Manager                  

  348,491

     21,702

       11,899

    21,471

   403,563

Executive Director of Engineering and Water Quality

  248,004

     16,331

       8,954

    21,419

   294,708

Executive Director of Finance

  247,475

     16,984

        9,312

     7,944

   281,715

Executive Director of Operations

   81,309

      3,084

        1,691

     3,169

    89,353

Executive Director of Operations

   80,970

      4,972

             0

        562

    86,504

Executive Director of Water Policy

  259,626

     17,301

       9,338

    21,471

   307,466

Director of Administraive Services

  223,513

     14,690

       8,055

    16,149

   262,407

Director of Human Resources

  208,905

     13,991

       7,671

     9,640

   240,207

Director of Maintenance Operations

  173,012

      9,442

       3,217

    15,695

   201,366

Director of Public Affairs

  218,872

     14,155

      7,058

    8,084

   248,169

Director of Recycling Operations

 191,872

     12,981

      1,781

    21,119

   227,753

Director of Treasury & Risk Management

 224,773

    14,690

      8,055

 

    21,471

   268,989

Director of Water Operations

 192,728

   13,393

      7,345

    21,471

   234,937

Director of Water Resources

 216,016

   14,691

      8,055

    21,471

   260,233


*     2019 Data has been submitted to the State Controller's Office "Government Compensation in California" program but has not been published yet.
**   Employer paid benefits
*** Each year, the Board of Directors reviews and takes formal action to set Boardmember compensation  in accordance with State of California law. On November 12, 2018, the IRWD Board of Directors approved their fees for calendar year 2019 at $286.00 per meeting, not to exceed 10 meetings per month.

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